Fast Five Quiz: Overview of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD; Karl J. D'Silva, MD


May 18, 2023

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a chronic lymphoproliferative disorder characterized by proliferation of mature but dysfunctional B lymphocytes. It is the most commonly occurring adult leukemia in Western populations. Patients present with a wide range of signs and symptoms. The disease course varies and prognosis is dependent on the presence or absence of certain genetic aberrations. Worldwide, 191,000 cases and 61,000 deaths are attributed to CLL each year. Recent advances have led to an expanding treatment armamentarium for CLL.

How familiar are you with CLL? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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